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. easier banking. standard at citibank. calm us down and saying very frequently he would not kill us. >> for the first time this couple held hostage by christopher dorner is talking about their harrowing ordeal as he tried to escape the law. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. they thought they were going to die. that's what they were saying as this developing story continues to evolve. listen to what happened as they came face-to-face with a cop killer. >> he had his gun drawn. >> you know, stay calm. >> resort owners found dorner inside one of their cabins. the moment they saw him they realized who it was. >> thought we were dead. it was scary. >> i really thought it could be the end. >> but dorner said he wasn't after them. he wanted their car. >> he talked to us, tried to calm us down and saying very frequently he would not kill us. >> after dorner left, the couple managed to free themselves. >> and then she got her gag off, and then we both were trying to stand up. >> then they called 9-1-1. per sued by police dorner ditched their car and carjacked an
out of prison in 1984. it was the same year kevin collins was abducted. using a different name jackson lived one block away from the school. jackson was named a person of interest, but that was all. he died in 2008. fast-forward to 2013 when san francisco police reopened the cold case. the family held their breath. bones dug up in the garage of jackson's house appeared to be animal bones. still collins' family is stunned and police never connected these dots before. >> for the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, it seemed like he should have been a stronger suspect back then. >> they said he was a person of interest in 1984. why didn't they connect that with the arrest made in 1981? alias or no as, they had fingerprints. >> i am not disparaging what they are doing now. it looks like they are doing everything they can. but we had our office right next door to where this guy was. we were there for six months and he was living there the whole time probably laughing at us. >> it is hard going through it all again, and we have nothing concrete.
[ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> good evening i'm dan. >> i'm carolyn breaking news happening right now in san francisco where a police pursuit ended in a crash. >> 7 news reporter is on the scene live for us with the very latest on this. amma? >> i'm here on fifth intersection rate behind me that is fivtd and mission. then on the other side that's where you can see where the car crashed. now police tell that you say this began about 9:45 tonight when officers spotted a stolen vehicle. in the area of market and eighth. they then followed the vehicle in the tenderloin area and some additional officers arrived on scene the people in the vehicle fled so they took off but then involved in a traffic accident right there at fifth and mission as you see. we did see one person getting put in an plans and taken
the job for us. >>porter: she was one of the first to report him disappearing act to the police. but it took nearly two months and 2 sunnyvale detective working full-time on this case to navigate the con fasting maze of contracts and accusations. >> we were lucky at least we got the person. he's behind bars. >>reporter: and the suspect will be arraigned tomorrow afternoon. mean time bail is set at half million dollars. live in san jose tonight, abc 7 news. >>> all right lisa thank you. >> independent monitor criticizing oakland police tonight for pointing gun at sleeping toddler last year. this incident was outlined in the monitor report that was released today. also says officers are failing to report the misconduct of the colleagues. president of the oakland police officer union is defending the cops saying the incident regarding the toddler was taken out of context. >> serving a search warrant in a narcotics home in oakland and they enter the home under the foot of the search warrant and were met with family that included a small child. >> disturbing that we are not goin
now to keep progress going and strengthen the middle class, but it does require us to put the country ahead of politics. >> abc7 news anchor an ashley at the white house with his exclusive one on one interview with president obama. good evening, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> i'm carolyn johnson. the president addressed a wide range of issues from the budget stalemate in the capital to job creation throughout america. >> mr. obama also addressed a hot button topic in california. that is proposition 8, a ban on same same-sex marriage. >> here is dan ashley president aring from washington, d.c. >> carolyn and larry, good evening from washington. it has been an interesting and informative day here at the white house. we have been here all day long and met a number of cabinet secretaries and i had the opportunity to speak one on one with president obama. >> in your state of the union, mr. president, you praised our troops and said they exceeded expectations while some of our institutions let them down. which institutions were you referring to? congress one of them? >> all of us have to tak
. >> treating the gun store or treating this sporting good store as pariah in effect treats all of us sports men sports women in the same fashion and i think los gatos is better up to than that. >>reporter: town staff members presented a report suggest rules of more public review but rake will i knew rules would affect only future gun stores lacking to open in los gatos. now more than 100 people signed up to make a public comment this evening. and so far they have only gotten through about half the people. still going actually. no word yet as to how long tonight's meeting will good. reporting live in los gatos. abc 7 news. >> all right sergio thank you. >> 6 day stand off in alabama is over with boy safe and captor dead. jimmy lee dykes shot and killed school bus driver then took 5-year-old ethan holding in underground bunker. fbi tried to northbound the boy's release for days but agents felt the talk were his days tier 88thing and when they realize that had dyke his a gun today, agents threw open the hatch dropped in a flash grenade then rushed n.dykes killed. ethan was not physically
. and it is an attraction even tonight. john is live in the mountains for us. >> the temperature is near freezing and there is a thin glaze of ice on skyline boulevard. what has brought people here is the snow which they only see here a few times a year. the rare snow was too tempting to pass up. even as night fell and even as it meant over doing it. marianne from sunnyvale saw the snowstorm on the news and decided to bring her children up to see it for real. >> we don't get to go to tahoe too much, so it is pretty cool. >> next best thing. >> although by 6:00 p.m. the snow was being overtaken by mud and 11-year-old jovian was giving the snow a lower rating. >> a two out of five. >> what is the snow to dirt ratio up here? >> not very good. >> it was pure heaven around midday when the snow was blanketing high line boulevard. whatever slush remained was quickly covered by new flakes. it was quick enough to bring out the plows to plow the roads an motivation enough to give baby her first ever romp in the snow. >> i drive into san jose and we saw the snow and it was coming down pretty thick. we decid
julie and connie say their travel group of five women did fine. julie says she even used skills she practiced with her son who wants to be an eagle scout. she tied square knots with the tents on the deck. >> we are working together. >> and it all came in very handy? >> it came in handy tieing sheets together. >> once we realized the fire was out and it would be all right it took longer than we thought to come home. >> julie and connie say the experience has not scared them from ever taking a cruise again, but they will study a little bit closer before booking their next cruise just to make sure the ship is a little newer. as julie and thousands of other passengers on board the triumph travel across the country, the ship was moved to a repair dock in mobile, alabama. that's where it will under do repairs and the investigation will begin. for some passengers, even the journey home met with technical problems. a charter bus broke down in route to new orleans stranding passengers for more than an hour. pictures shot by pringle illustrate the conditions as the massive ship went dark and
free. abc7 news reporter john alston is in dublin for us with the story. >> it took place here. for the first time he will not spend the night in a prison bunk, but with his family. he said he is no longer angry and things happen for a reason, but he paid quite a price. >> well wishers showed up to see ronald ross at his mother's home in west oakland. only two hours earlier ross walked out of the santa rita jail, a free man for the first time in nearly seven years, seven years he never should have lost. >> i can see sunshine again and walk on clean -- good clean air. >> now 51 years old he was wrongly convicted of attempted murder in a shooting that took place steps from where his mother now lives. the victim picked ross out of a photo lineup and then recan'ted as other evidence came to light. today the judge set ross free. >> >> one time i was thinking the judge was being hateful toward me. but i guess now i see he was doing the job the same way as the d.a. >> the northern california inthat you sense project and attorneys with the san francisco law firm spent four years cleari
receive them by twitter. follow us at abc7 news bay area. >>> we will move to breaking news in the south bay. a bizarre and dangerous discovery tonight at a man's home. for many of his neighbors, it doesn't come as too big a shock apparently. alan wang is live in santa clara with what authorities took out of that house. alan? >> dan, this is the home where it all happened. the santa clara county bomb squad said the homemade bomb and bomb making materials were too unstablso they dug a hole ie man's front yard and buried the material and covered it with the sandbags and blew it up earlier this evening. police say the homemade bombs and the chemicals found in this santa clara home had to be destroyed on the spot. sky 7hd flew over the house and authorities say neighbors are lucky nothing in the house exploded before today. >> we are glad there was no detonation. it potentially could have been catastrophic. >>- q. i neighbors identified -- >> neighbors identified the man as everett basham. he lived in this home, but huey barely said a -- but he barely said a word. >> he wasn't all there. he
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